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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Diseases and Asthma<sup>®</sup>
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Diseases and Asthma®

This incisive handbook provides clear explanations of the hypersensitivity mechanisms involved in allergic diseases and asthma. Based on the extensive clinical expertise of two acknowledged leaders in the allergy and asthma field, this handbook explains the guidelines for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of allergy and asthma disorders, including recommended pharmacologic regimens. Sixth edition; 367 pages.


DOODY’s 4 STAR - Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Diseases and Asthma, 6th Edition

 

“An extremely useful, practical book in a size that is easy to use…a great reference to have at the outpatient desk… can be readily understood by primary care clinicians.”

– Carr, Vincent F, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP. “Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Allergic Diseases and Asthma, 6th Edition.” Doody’s Review Service. March 2010. www.doody.com/drs

James E. Gern, MD

James E. Gern, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, Wisconsin

William W. Busse, MD

William W. Busse, MD

Professor of Medicine and Director,
Allergy and Clinical Immunology Department
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, Wisconsin

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Epidemiology of Allergic Diseases
Chapter 2: Differential Diagnosis of Allergic Diseases and Asthma
Chapter 3: Pathogenesis of Allergic Diseases and Asthma
Chapter 4: Testing for Allergy
Chapter 5: Allergic Conjunctivitis
Chapter 6: Allergic Rhinitis
Chapter 7: Asthma: Adolescents and Adults
Chapter 8: Asthma in Children
Chapter 9: Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations
Chapter 10: Urticara and Angioedema
Chapter 11: Atopic and Contact Dermatitis
Chapter 12: Food Allergy
Chapter 13: Iatrogenic Allergies: Drugs and Latex
Chapter 14: Diagnosis and Treatment of Insect Sting Allergy
Chapter 15: Anaphylaxis
Chapter 16: Complications of Allergic Diseases
Chapter 17: Treatment Options for Allergy and Asthma
Index